School of Social Work
M.A. (Sociology) University of Memphis, 1995
M.S. (Social Work) University of Tennessee-Health Science Center, 1998
Ph.D. University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 2002
Dr. Washington’s interests involve HIV prevention interventions, HIV testing, health disparities, and human sexuality. He is the principle investigator of a randomized control trial, entitled, Exploring an HIV Testing Intervention Model (TIM Project) funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA). Dr. Washington is also a visiting associate professor (Summer 2012-2014) in the Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco. He was the recipient of the 2011 Gerald A. Ludd Lifetime Achievement Award (for providing HIV service and research leadership in the Black community), and the 2010 CSULB Early Academic Career Excellence Award. He is a Senior Research Fellow with the National Center for Health Behavioral Change (Baltimore), Faculty Affiliate at the Morgan-Johns Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, and received an Underrepresented Minority Research Award from the NIMH Research on AIDS Office. He has presented his research at national and international conferences, such places as Thailand, Canada, and Egypt. Dr. Washington is published in numerous peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journals, and serves on editorial and advisory boards. He has extensive experience teaching research methods, statistics, and human development.
Office Location: Social Sciences / Public Administration Building (SSPA) 132
Phone: (562) 985-7775
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